American League

DETROIT TIGERS—Optioned RHP Zach Miner to Toledo (IL). Recalled RHP Aquilino Lopez from Toledo.

NEW YORK YANKEES—Agreed to terms with RHP Michael OBrien, OF Jack Rye, RHP Matthew Richardson, OF Mike Jones, OF Yeicok Calderon, SS Anderson Felix and SS Gian Arias.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Agreed to terms with RHP Michael Inoa on a minor league contract. Placed 3B Eric Chavez on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of INF Wes Bankston from Sacramento (PCL).

National League

FLORIDA MARLINS—Optioned RHP Eulogio De La Cruz to Albuquerque (PCL).

HOUSTON ASTROS—Purchased the contract of RHP Dave Borkowski from Round Rock (PCL). Designated RHP Oscar Villareal for assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Activated RHP Hiroki Kuroda from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Clayton Kershaw to Jacksonville (SL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Placed RHP Matt Capps on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Steve Pearce from Indianapolis (IL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Agreed to terms with INF-OF Corey Adamson, SS Alvaro Aristy, OF Luis Domoromo, RHP Adis Portillo and RHP Elvin Tavarez.


National Basketball Association


MIAMI HEAT—Signed F Michael Beasley, C David Padgett and G Jason Richards.

NEW JERSEY NETS—Signed C Brook Lopez and F Ryan Anderson.


National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS—Agreed to terms with RB Matt Forte on a four-year contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Waived QB Kyle Wright, DB Marcus Griffin and DB Travis Key.


National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS—Signed D Stu Bickel to three-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Named Mark Bernard general manager of minor league affiliations.

COLORADO AVALANCHE—Re-signed F Wojtek Wolski to a two-year contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS—Signed F Marian Hossa to a one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Signed D Randy Jones to a two-year contract and F Riley Cote to a three-year contract.


TENNESSEE—Signed Bruce Pearl, men's basketball coach, and Phillip Fulmer, football coach, to contracts through 2014.